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nominee. we'll check out who came out on top and who donald trump is calling to drop out of the race. plus, the duke, unc rivalry lives up to the hype yet again. see how this round of the battle of the blues wrapped up in durham. first, let's take you outside where we're battling fog this morning. it is about 41 degrees in raleigh on this sunday, march 6, 2016. good morning and thanks for choosing cbs north carolina as your way to start your day. >> and i'm your meteorologist and as you just saw from our tower camera there, it is a little foggy a little cloudy. but it is going to be sunny this afternoon. >> i can't wait. >> great news in the forecast. >> you're taking a live look from our raleigh-durham international camera. we have some of the thick clouds outside, and what you will notice, a few breaks in some of those clouds. so some sunshine in the forecast for later today. we had had a few showers roll through as a weak disturbance pushed through last night into
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eventually we'll get rid of the clouds, too. many of us seeing clouds and fog, it is not going to linger for much longer. we actually have clear skies across the western portion of our viewing area. the visibility is up to 10- miles in durham, but we are still dealing with this low clouds. we have thick fog in henderson. visibility is down the zero there. so patchy thick fog is still going to linger for about another hour or so warming up quickly as we head through this afternoon. it is 41 degrees in raleigh. 42 degrees outside in durham. 39 in clayton. 45 degrees in fayetteville. a big area of high pressure is going to build in today. it will lead to sunny skies as we head into this afternoon. in the a bad way to end the weekend, but the temperatures are still going to be on the cool side. right now it is 41 degrees. we'll warm up to 51 degrees by lunchtime. peeks of sunshine likely. and then clearing skies by 6:00 p.m. looking at a temperature of 52 after a high around 56 degrees. we do have much warmer weather
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i'll have a complete breakdown coming up. justin? breaking news to tell you about. officials sigh a fuel trunk cover -- say a fuel trunk covered with explosives blew up south of baghdad. 39 of the victims were is a vile i don't knows and the others were members of the security forces. right now no one is taking responsibility for that attack. breaking sports news to tell you about. peyton manning will announce his retirement after 18 years. that is going to happen during a news conference & at the denver broncos headquarters, according to espn. the broncos super bowl 50 victory over the panthers was, indeed, his final game. he made four super bowl trips with two titles, set a mountain of titles. today is a big day for the candidates in the race for the white house. there's a democratic caucus in maine today as well as a democratic debate tonight in
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this all comes ton heels of super saturday. we have the results from the primaries and caucuses in louisiana, kansas, kentucky and nebraska. >> i was headed to another direction and i told the pilot we're going to kansas. just get here. >> reporter: but donald trump's last-minute detour to kansas didn't help as senator ted cruz won the sun fluer state on this super saturday. >> let me say god bless kansas. >> reporter: the texas senator also won maine. >> today has been a very good day. >> reporter: but trump's winning streak continued as he came out on top in kentucky and louisiana. >> thank you to louisiana, and thank you to kentucky. >> and i want to congratulate ted on maine and on kansas and he should do well in maine because it is very close to canada. let's face it. >> reporter: meanwhile, in the nick race, senator bernie sanders won kansas and the caucuses in nebraska. >> and the way to the white
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to win independents and to make sure trump does not win independents. >> reporter: hillary clinton won louisiana putting her closer to winning the deep south. now she is looking ahead to winning the mississippi primary on tuesday. >> i am a progressive who likes to get things done. new this morning, after the results came in, trump gave his victory speech in florida. in it he said he believes rubio should drop out at this point making ate one-on-one race between trump and ted cruz. in fayetteville, preparations are underway for donald trump's visit there. wednesday night trump will address supporters at the crown coliseum. his office opened in fayetteville last week. this is the second visit for trump in north carolina. he held a rally in raleigh in december. and the clintons will be making stops in our state next week. bill clinton will campaign here tomorrow. details of that trip have not yet been announced. the former secretary of state,
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north carolina on thursday. she will take the opportunity to encourage people to take advantage of early voting at the march 15th primary. the latest elon poll shows hillary clinton with a 10-point lead over bernie sanders in north carolina. hear from the head of the republican party on "face the nation" this morning. the show now airs here on cbs north carolina sunday mornings at 10:30. and i'll be talking live with the moderator john dickerson at 8:45. and egyptian student arrested after he wrote on his facebook page that he would be willing to serve a life sentence for killing trump has agreed to leave the u.s. by this summer. the 23-year-old is currently in orange county's jail in california. this comes after the owner of a flight school reported the student to federal investigators and revoked his student visa last month. brian levien is an attorney and the director of the center for hate and extremism at cal state san bernardino.
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held that the genuine threat against the president and other cans be punished. >> no criminal charges were filed. the egyptian man's attorney is not sure when he will be able to leave jail for egypt. donations are pouring in for dying durham man who could lose his apartment. 70-year-old jack bankston could have fewer than six months to live. his lease on his apartment is up in may but his rent will jump $145 a month that is a payment that he says he can't afford. >> the only thing i could do is just to ball up in the middle of the floor in the fetal position. god, what am i going to do? >> bankston is pleading with the owner to capital his rent the same rate, but so far he has not had any luck. a go fund me page has been set up to help pay for his expenses and so far it has raised more than $10,000. if you'd like to help donate, we put a link on wncn.com.
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atlanta recording studio left a rapper dead. so far no arrests have been made. the studio is home to million m. well known rap artists, including two chains. looking ahead to next week, the jury in the erin andrews case will begin deliberating monday. they will have to decide whether two hotel companies and a convicted stalker should be forced to pay the sportscaster millions of dollars. an attorney for andrews said the two hotel companies enabled the stalker who took nude videos of her and posted them on line. opening statements begin tomorrow in former prowrestler hulk hogue i don't know's $100 million trial against the news web site gawker. it stems from them publicking 41 seconds from one of hogan's sex tapes in 2012. hogan is suing for invision of privacy, however, gawker claims since hogan is a public figure, the sex tape is news worthy.
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battle of the blues went to unc. the score 76-72, and as soon as the game was over, the tar heel fans immediately flooded franklin street. [ cheering ] >> 15,000 fans packed into the intersection of franklin and columbia streets in chapel hill for the victory celebration. there were fires in the street and fans in the trees. >> chaos. it is crazy. everyone just cheering on the 'heels. cheering the acc. it is just amazing. atmosphere like nothing else. >> and duke, and we just beat them. at their own stadium. >> the fans we spoke with were thrilled that the tar heels winning last night's match. early this morning the chapel hill police announced they did not make any arrests and there were no injury aves the celebrations. well, still ahead, a local woman is making waves in the fashion industry. still to come in our what's next segment, what pushed her to come up with her line of
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j and it is a little cool -- and it is a little cool outside as we kick off our mornings.
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heat this good sunday morning. off to a cloudy start to our day right now.
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raleigh-durham international airport. gray skies. a little bit of fog in some spots, and we'll get rid of all of that as we head into this afternoon. our current satellite and radar showing nothing in the way of wet weather. we had a few showers roll through early this morning. those are out of the picture. now we'll see clearing skies through the rest of this morning and this afternoon as well. we're still dealing with some fog in some spots. the visibility down to zero in henderson. we have actually gone up to two miles in south hill. still sitting at four miles in raleigh and that's because we have the low clouds out there, but we do have sunshine in the forecast for later today. it is 41 degrees in raleigh currently. 42 in durham. it is 39 in henderson and rocksboro. high pressure will build in this afternoon that will kick the rest of the clouds out of here, so we are going to be drying out and clearing out today with warm temperatures in the forecast as we head into your week ahead so we're still dealing with the clouds and
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but we'll see some peeks of sunshine by lunchtime. we'll hit a high today in the mid 50s and fall to about 52 by 6:00 this evening. now, 50s are still cool for this time of year, and we're back into the 60s testimony and lots of -- 60s tomorrow and lots of 70s. >> thank you. 8:13 now. when a former n.c. state assistant coach could not button his own shirt bus of his parkinson's disease, his wife knew she had to help.
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to help good morning. it is 8:16 and here is a look at some of today's top stories. the white house hopefuls are not slowing counsel this weekend. there is a democratic caucus in maine today as well as a democratic debate tonight in flint, michigan. this all follows super saturday primaries and the caucuses took place in louisiana, kansas, kentucky and nebraska. dure hmm and wake county's naacp chapters will participate in morale march to the polls campaigns today. they're in conjunction with the statewide our time, our vote campaign focused on voter engagement, education, mobilation and protection. right now the search continues for a gunman in friday night's shooting in raleigh. the investigators say someone shot timothy robertson on brag street. the chute shooting was one street away from the scene of a deadly officer-involved shooting that happened last monday.
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restaurant is back open gnarley two months after a truck crashed into it. six weeks after the crash, the old time barbecue restaurant held a grand slam reopening. the owner gary hart said the past few weeks have been extremely tough and he is happy to welcome customers again. >> i had to turn away over 3,000 people that showed up at my door expecting to eat, and each time is like a little knife sticking in your heart. and today to see them all come back, it is just awesome. >> old time barbecue opened in 1993 and serves eastern style north carolina barbecue six days a week. nearly three years ago we first introduced you to mara horton. at that time she was simply trying to help her husband's morning routine. and now her mag that ready clothing is being sold internationally and she just inked a deal with tommy hilfiger and major retailers. >> it is a hidden magnet
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it is hidden into a plaque et. it just simply closes. >> reporter: an invention born of necessity and mara horton's desire to help her husband. >> one day in a locker room he was stuck unable to button his shirt and a player by the name of russell wilson went over and helped him button his shirt. >> reporter: after the former n.c. state coach was diagnosed with parkinson's, his wife launched mag that ready with one shirt and two collars. >> it is great. yores now there are more than 28 different styles an colors, all indistinguishable from other shirts. >> we partner now with the largest shirt manufacturer in the world, which is really exciting. they're going to be rolling it out in 2016 and it will be in major retailer this is year. >> reporter: and mag that ready has already partnered with a non-profit called runway of dreams to create an adaptive clothing line for children. the clothes for kids with
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wheelchairs are featured on tommy hilfiger's web site. >> we like the say to date we have helped over 20,000 people. it is kind of humbling and it is also a large social responsibility to make sure it is done in a dignified manner. >> reporter: humbling for a wife just trying to help her husband and now helping people all around the world. for what is next, north carolina news. horton tells us she'd like to tackle sleepware next. for a link, visit wncn.com and look under the what's next tab. happening right now and the next couple of days, people in california will be experiencing a severe storm. it has moved into the northern part of the state and the forecasters expect it to dump more than three feet of new snow in the sierra nevada mountains a winter storm warning is in effect until monday afternoon. you say they actually really need this? >> it is actually a really get thing for california because they have this snow stored up and it melts when it gets warmer and that gives them their water during the really
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so get news they're seeing snow now. a little bit closer to home here. a live look in asheville and it is back to the west, and we're already seeing sunny skies there. so even though many of us are waking up to cloud this is morning, we will be seeing that sunshine ventally moving in a little later today. we had a few showers roll through last night and early the morning. the showers are not an issue. eventually these clouds are going to work their way out of the picture as well. many of us still dealing with clouds and fog. it is not going to be an issue for much longer. visibility is still at three quarter0s of a mile in henderson. so around vance county and parts of franklin county here, we are seeing that visibility really reduce bus of some of the fog still lingering. elsewhere, all of the numbers have been improving, which means the fog is lifting and the clouds are actually going to be moving out here. it is 41 degrees in raleigh. it is 39 degrees in rocksboro. 38 in roanoke rapids.
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45 is our current temperature in fayetteville. terp also be warming up today, into the mid 50s this afternoon, and we're only going to be dealing with the thickest cloud cover here this morning. so later today the clouds move out. we have sunshine returning later in the afternoon with our high temperature up to about 56. now, it is a couple of degrees warmer than yesterday, but 56 is still unseasonably cool for this time of year. our normal high temperature should be right around 60 degrees. and we'll get there, even as early as tomorrow. for today we are going to see decreasing clouds. the temperatures still cool. we have an err why of high pressure building in from the west. because of that our flow of air is still coming from the north and the northwest here. so demps today not going to get out of the 50s. tomorrow, that -- temperatures today not going to get out of the 50s. tomorrow, we get the flow out of the southwest. we have mostly sunny skies in the forecast with temperatures getting warmer as we start the week. that high moves further offshore.
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moving in from the south. sunshine tuesday, wednesday and thursday. temperatures here warming all the way up into the 70s. i won't be surprised if by thursday we've got some spots getting pretty close the that 80-degree mark. for today still ton cool side. 56 -- still ton cool side. 58 -- on the cool side. temperatures ton cold side tonight. back down into the 30s. 35 degrees so a cold start to our day tomorrow, but the temperatures warm up pretty nicely tomorrow afternoon. 64 degrees for our monday. 72 on tuesday with sunny skies. we'll stay sunny and we'll stay warm through the rest of this week. 74 degrees on wednesday. up to 76 degrees on thursday. thursday is going to be the warmest day of the week with those temperatures well into the 70s. we have a chance for a few showers as we head into friday and saturday. but those will mainly be during the afternoon, evening hours.
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temperatures still pretty warm. 72 friday. 68 for a high on saturday so really a beautiful forecast for this week. we have been waiting a a long time for a stretch of weather like this and we're finally getting one. >> it is only going to get better day by day. >> and perfect by the middle of this week, so enjoy it. >> thank you. still to come, this season's battle of the blues' match-ups are now split. we'll tell you where both your buddy ron once said he could install your ceiling fan. he couldn't. and that one time ron said another chili dog was a good idea. yeah, it wasn't. so when ron said you'd never afford a john deere tractor, you knew better. now ron does too. the e series. legendary john deere quality. unexpected low price. e series compact tractors come with
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j this mark both unc and duke have their sights set ton acc tournament. this after the blue devils hosted the tar heels last night at duke. the devils struggled early in the game and the 'heels outrebounded duke 64-29. in the end, unc win this is one 76-72. with the w., the tar heels clinch the regular season acc title. >> man, it mean as lot. -- means a lot. all of the stuff we have been through, it mean as lot to us. we have been through it all. >> it feels great. i can't really put it into words. it is a good group.
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>> and we have to go back and we can't rely on him to get 20 boards. we need to come back and grab some. >> before last night's win. the tar heels had four straight losses to the blue devils. tuesday in the first acc game, n.c. state will take on wake forest. last night the wolfpack faced notre dame and indiana. they trailed at the half and just could not get the momentum they needed to beat the fighting irish. notre dame wins this one 85-75. tuesday the carolina hurricanes faced the senators at home. the game comes after a tough battle for the kanes last night in tampa bay. in the third period the game was tied 2-2 and then the 'canes scored again making it 3- 2. but the lightning score as late goal and wins 4-3 in overtime. new this morning, tate is the new ufc champion. she beat holly holm with a fifth round submission. tate beat holm in the find two minutes with a choke hold.
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rhonda rowsey in november where tate beating holm last night in las vegas, many wonder what it mean force the rematch between holm and rowsey in the fall. imagine walking through a store and a huge piece of metal crashing through the roof. we'll show you where in wake county this happened (donkey sound) (elephant sound) there's a big difference between making noise, (tapping sound) and making sense. (elephant sound) (donkey sound) when it comes to social security, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a real plan to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates. enough talk.
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the search continues for a gunman in a raleigh shooting. and a man is in the cumberland jail faying a list of charges accused of kidnapping a former n.c. state player who went pro. what investigators say happened the night of the crime. plus, today is the 51th anniversary of the selma voting rights movement. we'll show you how leaders in our state are marking that event. all of those stories and more ahead. first, we take you outside where we have a foggy start to the day and 41 degrees on this sunday, march 6, 2016. grand jury and thank you for watching cbs north carolina -- good morning and thank you for watching cbs this morning. good morning. a little cloudy start, too. you really couldn't see the skyline, so we swung the camera so you can see there are actually clouds out there. the good news is we're not going to see the clouds all day. >> warming up as we head through this week ahead. our tower camera here looking toward the east. you can see we have some of the
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moving out. they are going to see the sunshine making a comeback as we head into this afternoon. currently temperatures are in the low 40s for many of us, and we are seeing the thickest clouds moving to the eastern portion of our viewing area here. so our current sat lit and radar showing the clouds continuing -- satellite and radar showing the clouds continuing to move east. the showers, not an issue for us now. what we're dealing with are the lingering clouds and fog. so visibility about a quarter of a mile in henderson. that's where we are seeing the thickest fog, northern franklin county as well. but we are going to see the fog lifting pretty quickly here. it is 42 in durham. high pressure builds in today. that will lead to more sunshine as we head through this afternoon and temperatures warming back up into the 50s. we'll hit a high temperature of 56 before falling to about 52 by 6:00 p.m.
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week. high temperatures in the 60s and 70s. i'll have a complete breakdown of what you can expect. justin? >> thank you. today is a big day for the candidates in the race for the white house. there is a democratic caucus in maine as well as a democratic debate in flint, michigan. this all comes on the heels of super saturday. primaries and caucuses took place in louisiana, kansas, kentucky and nebraska. donald trump won the louisiana primary and the kentucky caucus sp cruz won caucuses in kansas and maine. rubio says he will not drop out of the race. on the democratic side, hillary clinton is on track to increase her substantial delegate lead despite losing two of the three presidential contests to bernie sanders. clinton had one big win in louisiana. looking ahead to later this afternoon, local naacp branches in wake and durham county also be participating in the morale march to the polls campaign. in wake county, the marcher also gather at shaw university
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in durham county, the marchers will meet at 12:30 at the nehemiah christian church. they represent a statewide our time, our vote campaign focused on voter engagement, education, mobilation and protection. the marches will also honor the i didn't have of bloody sunday. the pivotal confrontation on the bridge in selma, alabama, 51 years ago. that event would ultimately pave the way to the passing of the federal voting rights about in 1965. right now the search continue force a gunman, a shooting in raleigh that sent one man to the hospital. we first brought you this story as breaking news yesterday morning. the police found the victim, timothy robertson on brag street. the 41-year-old victim was shot in the leg. friday anytime's shooting was one street away from the scene of a deadly officer-involved shooting last monday. and later this month, a man is can wanted -- expected in court accused of kidnapping a
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state turned pro football player. police say earl wolf was visiting friends when several gunmen captured wolf and took him to hope mills he e was later released unharmed. wolf played for the wolfpack from 2008 to 2012 and currently plays for the jacksonville jaguars. the police charged 21-year-old bobby bailey in this case. he is being held in the cumberland detention center under a $156, 000 bond. he is set to face a list of charges on march 23. and a second person has died following a parking lot shooting earlier this week in hickory. it happened wednesday outside of a mcdonald's. the police say the suspect opened fire killing row shell scott. a second person wounded in the shooting, cody watts, died from his injuries friday night. the police say the killings related incident. a driver testing a race car is dead following a crash. the troopers say the driver was thrown from the car shortly before 11:00 yesterday morning.
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went off the road and hit a ditch causing it to roll over. the troopers have not yet released the victim's name but say he was from canada. a scary incident for shoppers at a target store after a piece of metal came crashing through roof. the fire rues say it took some time, but as we report, the veers finally figured out where it came from and what it was. >> reporter: it came crashing through the roof of the target in nightdale with such a terrifying sound, the witnesses reported hear an explosion. >> what we actually found was this one, probably five to eight-pound piece of metal that had come through the ceiling, literally in the center of the store. >> reporter: at first the fire department didn't know where it had come from. >> once we eliminated it being something from within the store, you know, one of the thoughts was had a plane passed over and, you know, was it flying now but a piece it should have? >> reporter: but that wasn't it.
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metal came from a construction site behind the store. >> and they had a woodchipper. the woodchipper threw one of its teeth and the tooth literally went probably 800, 900 feet and went through the center of the target. >> that is amazing for it to come crashing through the roof that is crazy. >> reporter: the chief says the flying metal did damage a beam and leave a hole in the store's roof. fortunately, thoughno one was hurt. >> as heavy as this is, if somebody had been standing where it fell, it would have been a really bad day for them. >> we tried to reach the company running that woodchipper but did not receive a reply. just months after the confederate flag controversy in south carolina, the confederate national flag flew over our state's capitol. it does not have the more well known blue cross of the confederate battle flag. yesterday it flew in honor of the con fed rated flag day and it often flies in january on robert e. lee's birthday.
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on the capitol grounds to remember people missing from the war in southeast asia. they're part of the north carolina vietnam veterans, incorporated group. they have met on the first saturday of every month for the past 28 years. they call out the names of those unaccounted for. they say they started 28 years ago with 65 names and are now down to 39. raleigh's mayor will give the state of the city tomorrow. it will take place at the raleigh convention center and start at 12:30. the door also open at 11:30. the event is free and open to the public and we'll have more on what was discussed tomorrow night an cbs north carolina news. still to come in this newscast, it is not jurassic park, but the dinosaurs are invading raleigh. we'll tell you where you need to go to head to this unique experience. and outside this morning, we're still locked under some clouds, but we are seeing some breaks in those clouds. sunshine is in your forecast for today.
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welcome back to cbs north carolina. >> and we are waking up to some cloud this is morning, dealing with some fog in spots, too and eventually the sunshine is making a comeback.
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>> not too bad out there. we'll be talking about high temperatures in the 70s. we have cloud question skies and we do still have some of the thick cloud cover lingering here. eventually we will see sunshine returning. showing clouds working their way farther and farther to the east. we had a few showers roll through last night and very early this morning. and now we're seeing the shower activity pushing out of hoar as well so we're -- here as well. so we're drying out. visibility improving. we're seeing the fog work out of here as well. visibility about a half mile in henderson that is an improvement. still sitting at four miles in raleigh. we have the low clouds around and about two miles in dunne. temperaturewise, many of us in the 40s. 42 in durham. 45 degrees in fayetteville. high pressure is going to build in today. that will kick the clouds out of here. we'll see sunshine returning
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in the 50s. warming up to about 56 degrees this afternoon. down to 52 with clearing skies by 6:00. now, i'll let you know what is in store for your week ahead
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weather, plus, justin will i think we should've taken a left at the river. tarzan know where tarzan go! tarzan does not know where tarzan go. hey, excuse me, do you know where the waterfall is? waterfall? no, me tarzan, king of jungle. why don't you want to just ask somebody? if you're a couple, you fight over directions. it's what you do. if you want to save fifteen percent or more on car insurance, you switch to geico. oh ohhhhh it's what you do. ohhhhhh! do you have to do that right in my ear? grand jury.
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it is a big day for some of the candidates in the race for the white house. there is a democratic caucus in maine as well as a democratic debate in flint, michigan. this comes on the heels of super saturday. primaries and caucuses tock kentucky and nebraska. campaign 2016 heads to north carolina next week. bill clinton will visit tomorrow. hillary clinton will be here thursday. and the republican presidential front runner donald trump will speak in fayetteville on wednesday. the tar heels chen sped the regular season acc title after beating duke 76-72. the police say 15,000 tar heel fans flooded franklin street after the win. they did not make any arrests. and the british sailors found themselves far from home and far from sea when they stayed here in our area during world war ii. it is a little known history that two families are now digging into as they uncover their roots, allowing the past and the present to link
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once crisp, black and white memories blurred as years turn to decades. >> that's jeff palmer there. >> reporter: richard eagles learned of his uncle jeff's photos in 2011. >> i think these were all kept in a drawer. >> reporter: the faces and places were in north carolina, snapped when jeff was on a leave for a few weeks from the royal navy in the early 1940s. >> here are some of the sailors here. >> reporter: staying at a camp where the park is today. >> they refer to it as crabtree. >> reporter: among the photos, a family named fox. armed with a name and a town, richard tracked down an address here. >> when we got here and saw there was a big hole in the ground, we thought that is the end of that, you know that's where the story ends and it all ends. >> reporter: but richard kept trying finding a remedy to his riddle by showing his pictures at a local drugstore. >> and one at a time he went through them, and he came to the very last one and he looked at me and said that is charlie fox.
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place, then. and he just nodded and said yes. >> reporter: one phone call and one hour later, val fox walked in. >> well, we were just all -- we were in awe. he kept bringing these pictures out. >> reporter: val was just 3 years old. >> jeff and val. >> reporter: when she met that 18-year-old british sailor, jeff. >> we come to one of the photographs and val says i have that photograph. at that point my jaw drops. >> i remember that picture very well in our family album. >> reporter: all of a sudden the connections, blurred by the decades, came back into focus. >> it is as though somebody has come out of a mist and a fog from the past, and they have met. it mean as lot more because it is actually -- these are no longer just photographs of people. they are real people. >> reporter: real people, jeff and val, separated by generations and continents, bonded through black and white photos. >> and such a long time ago. no and reconnected through --
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video chat technology decades later. >> that man i was looking at at 18 years old and here i am 77, we were looking at each other all across the world. i mean, is that incredible? >> i never really expected to see her again, you know. you don't after all of those years. and it was very nice to see her anyway. >> in ininstant, val and a now 92-year-old jeff, were taken back in time and began forming a new bond in the present. >> and destiny is real. we're all interconnected. >> and no one quite remembers exactly how jeff and the foxes met, but he says they took on a parental role with him on those few times that they spent together and richard eagles providing copies of his uncle's photos to help preserve for generations to come. i love that story. love sharing that. >> such a great story. unfortunately we have to
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woman died after driving under an overpass and straight into floodwaters in sacramento, california. the woman was trapped under water inside the vehicle for about 15 minutes and once firefighters were able to get to her, they found that she had already passed away. a passenger was able to get out of the vehicle and was taken to the hospital no word on their condition. so really unfortunate situation there. just one more reminder, do not drive through flooded waters. luckily we do not have any type of wet weather to worry about anymore today and through the next several days. you're taking a live look outside now. there is the biltmore estate looking gorgeous. and we are going to see some sunshine working its way back into the area as we head through this afternoon. saturday or satellite and radar, excuse me, showing wet weather moving out of the picture here. we are going to see dry weather moving in for the next several days. looking pretty good. our visibility improving as well.
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we have four-mile visibility in raleigh. eventually we will see the low clouds and the rest of the fog lifting out of here. it is 42 in durham. 45 degrees in fayetteville. the temperatures are warming up. we're up to about 56 degrees this afternoon. although that is a little warmer than yesterday. those temperatures are still going to be below average for this time of year. so we are going to see decreasing clouds. still really cool across the area today with the temperatures fall ing into the 50s. so keep that in mind. we're up to 56 degrees for a high today. 64 degrees for tomorrow. 72 our temperature as we head into tuesday. up to 74 degrees on wednesday. 76 our high by thursday. >> okay. thank you so much. we now have a look ahead later this morning. i understand that we're going to have "face the nation" on our air and -- are we going to do this interview now? okay. so we have john dickerson with us now. he is live in washington for
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he is the moderator of "face the nation." and, john, glad to have you with us here on cbs north carolina. >> thank you very much, justin and welcome wncn to the cbs family. today we're going the talk to hillary clinton, the front runner on the nick side and then donald trump and ted cruz who are battling it out at the top the republican side. we'll have all three of them on "face the nation" and then we're going to talk to the republican national committee chairman about the state of the republican party. some people think that the republican party is in peril. and then justin, at the end we're going to have some brand- new numbers from our cbs news battleground tracker poll. we have been tracking primaries throughout this season and we're going the take a look at what is happening in michigan in advance of the voting there on tuesday, and then we'll have our political round table, as always, to take the week's political news an put it all in perspective. >> we have our primary here in north carolina coming up on march 15th. i'm curious what happened yesterday. is that going to make rth
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any less important in this race? >> well, all of the primaries are important because each candidate is grabbing for some kind of advantage and some piece of data they can use as their argument. north carolina matters, of course, a little bit more because it is a battleground state in the general election. so anyone who does well in north carolina can make a case that they're going to be in good shape once the general election comes around. >> and very interesting to see all of the infighting now in the republican party, seeing how all of this is going to shape up. >> yes. it has got ton the point -- gotten to the point that is why we want to talk to the chairman of the republican party because it has gotten quite heated among the republicans, not just the candidates. and now you have a lot of people talking about leaving the party, creating a third party, all kinds of efforts to maybe stop donald trump through doing things that would infear rate the trump voter --
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it is a fascinating moment in the life of one of the nation east largest parties. >> "face the nation" comes on at 10:30 this morning after cbs sunday morning. thank you so much, john. still to come on wncn today, if you're looking for something fun to do with the
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about discover the dinosaurs
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two men in ireland in jail. they are accused of break ing into a fire station and stealing a fire truck. they took it on a joy ride with lites and sirens blearing. they managed to crash it into several buildings and cars before being caught. >> the great, great grandson of a slave who come deered a confederate ship, the officials announced that he will head the museum. moore is a direct descendant of in 1862. the museum is the site of a former war where tens of thousands of slaves first set foot in north america. >> into this harbor, 44% of all enslaved africans who were brought to north america came. and most came right here to
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>> the museum ask expected to cost $75 million. the officials hope the museum will open in late 2018. a discovery of the prehistoric past in downtown raleigh continues today. the kids and their family cans enjoy dine sures and -- dinosaurs and special effects at the raleigh convention center. it is all part of the discover the dinosaurs event designed to make learning fun. it runs from 10:00 to 7:00 today. i was down there yesterday doing the stir and i heard parents say to their kids, these are not real. don't be scared. >> yes. >> and since it is going to be a little cloudy and cool, you. this is the live look from our tower camera. we're finally getting rid of some of the clouds, the fog and we have sunshine in the this afternoon. it is 43 degrees in raleigh now. 47 in fayetteville. all of these temperature also be rise ing into the 50s today that is still cooler than normal for this time of year. we're looking at a high of 56.
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in for the start of the week tomorrow after a cold start tomorrow morning with temperatures around 3 degrees. we'll be up to 64 tomorrow afternoon. so beautiful for our monday. 7 the on -- 72 on tuesday. 76 is our high by thursday. so a really fantastic stretch of weather coming our way here over the next several days. enjoy it. >> the best we have had in a long time. >> it has been a long time since we have had a stretch of weather like this. a couple of crazy weeks with temperatures. we had snow in february. ice in february. so we're starting off march on a much nicer note with terps and the sunshine, which you just can't get enough of this time of year. >> spring is here. i hope it stays.
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a tradition for generations >> cowan: good morning. charles osgood did off today i'm lee cowan and this is "sunday morning." this coming friday the people of japan will mark the fifth anniversary of the tsunami that killed thousands along its coastline. here in our country seismologists are warning that it's just a matter of time before something similar happens here on our west coast. but they're not talking about the area around california's san andreas fault. instead they're looking at the pacific northwest as don dahler will report in our cover tori.

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